Skate Instructors/Attendants - District of West Vancouver



Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.

The West Vancouver Community Services Department is currently accepting applications for experienced Casual Skating Instructors/Attendants for the 2022/2023 ice season .  These positions instruct and evaluate individuals learning to skate, from basic to more advanced skills.

The successful candidates will have previous experience teaching or coaching basic skate lessons, hockey, or figure skating. Duties also include report card writing and incident report writing. The ability to be creative and fun while working with people and excellent customer service, communication, organizational and program planning skills are needed. Instructors should also be able to demonstrate and follow a lesson plan based on the skating levels and progressions. Applicants should enjoy varied tasks and an energetic and exciting workplace.

Available shifts are on Mondays and Wednesdays (9-6pm), Saturdays (9-12pm) or Sundays (12-3pm). Availability for at least one weekday shift and one weekend shift is required. Shifts are on average 2.5 - 3.5 hours long. 

In your cover letter please include:

  • your skating experience
  • your availability and future plans for the September 2022 to June 2023 skating season

The successful candidate is required to supply an acceptable police information check and a copy of their credentials. All District of West Vancouver employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire.

Position Status:
Union (WVMEA) – Casual

Hours of Work:
Up to 20 hours per week. Hours and days of work may vary. Shifts are on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Rates of Pay for each position:

  • Junior Skate Instructor/Attendant - $16.65 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits.
  • Skate Instructor I/Attendant - $20.33 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits.
  • Skate Instructor II/Attendant - $22.41 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits.

These positions have a pay structure with two steps which increases based on the number of hours worked in the position.

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on August 29, 2022
Processing of applications will begin immediately until the positions have been filled.

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted

Organization: District of West Vancouver
Location: West Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: June 27, 2022, 3:09 pm
Expires: August 29, 2022, 11:59 pm

Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $16.65 to $22.41 Hour

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